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1985.159 (RS118537)

Description

White clay body w/ transparent glaze. Simple vasiform w/ slightly swelled body tapering to circular basal ring w/ slightly recessed flat bottom. Rounded shoulders tapering to indented neck and swelling to trumpet form mouth. Underglaze blue painted decoration featuring 3 wise men w/ bonsai plants under a pine tree.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1850
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
porcelain
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Bonsai
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Men
men (male humans)
porcelain
Porcelain
VASE
vases
Dimensions
7.75 x 4.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.159
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
24857

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